Guild Visit Report: Two Days at Ironbridge. PM Tony Paice.

On 18/09/2017, in Posts, by Timothy Myatt

Two Days at Ironbridge It has not been the best of times. I attended my sister’s funeral on the Friday (only sibling) and not a ball was bowled after my arrival at the Rose Bowl (Hampshire County ground for those who only have eyes for rugby and soccer) the following Tuesday – thanks to rain. […]

Apprentice Essay: By Nikhil Sood. The causes and consequences of the remarkable growth of the metropolis between 1500-1700

On 18/09/2017, in Posts, by Timothy Myatt

As part of the process of a Guild Apprentice becoming a Guildman, each is required to write an essay on an aspect of the City of London or of the Guild which may be of interest to members. Below is that from Apprentice Nikhil Sood (SPS). “With time England will only be London” (James I) – […]

Apprentice Essay: James Jalali-Farhani (SPS): What Challenges Could Brexit Pose to London’s Financial Dominance?

On 18/09/2017, in Posts, by Timothy Myatt

As part of the process of a Guild Apprentice becoming a Guildman, each is required to write an essay on an aspect of the City of London or of the Guild which may be of interest to members. Below is that from Apprentice James Jalali-Farhani. What Challenges Could Brexit Pose to London’s Financial Dominance? Brexit has […]

Apprentice Essay: Stacy Snook. An Architectural History of the City of London

On 11/09/2017, in Posts, by Timothy Myatt

As part of the process of a Guild Apprentice becoming a Guildman, each is required to write an essay on an aspect of the City of London or of the Guild which may be of interest to members. Below is that from Apprentice Stacy Snook.   The Square Mile: An Architectural History of the City of […]

Apprentice Essay: Maxine Johnson

On 10/07/2017, in Posts, by Timothy Myatt

As part of the process of a Guild Apprentice becoming a Guildman, each is required to write an essay on an aspect of the City of London or of the Guild which may be of interest to members. Below is that from Apprentice Maxine Johnson. The process of this piece of writing has had its’ subject […]

Apprentice Essay: Thomas Jackson: The Honourable Artillery Company

On 07/07/2017, in Posts, by Timothy Myatt

As part of the process of a Guild Apprentice becoming a Guildman, each is required to write an essay on an aspect of the City of London or of the Guild which may be of interest to members. Below is that from Apprentice Thomas Jackson. The Honourable Artillery Company Having lived in London my whole life, […]

Apprentice Essay: Oliver Yates. The multicultural nature of the City of London

On 07/07/2017, in Posts, by Timothy Myatt

As part of the process of a Guild Apprentice becoming a Guildman, each is required to write an essay on an aspect of the City of London or of the Guild which may be of interest to members. Below is that from Apprentice Oliver Yates. The multicultural nature of the City of London In his 1998 […]

Apprentice Essay: Arjun Krishna. The Growth of Finance in London: A Tale of Two Districts

On 07/07/2017, in Posts, by Timothy Myatt

As part of the process of a Guild Apprentice becoming a Guildman, each is required to write an essay on an aspect of the City of London or of the Guild which may be of interest to members. Below is that from Apprentice Arjun Krishna. The Growth of Finance in London: A Tale of Two […]

2017 Annual Meeting

On 29/06/2017, in Posts, by Timothy Myatt

You are hereby advised that the 68th Annual Meeting of the Guild will be held in The Aldermen’s Court Room in the West Wing of Guildhall in the City of London on Thursday 6th July 2017 commencing at 6pm. The agenda is available online and the Guild Master hopes that as many Guildmen and Apprentices […]

Apprentice Essay: George Mann: Early departure from City apprenticeships

On 06/06/2017, in Posts, by Timothy Myatt

As part of the process of a Guild Apprentice becoming a Guildman, each is required to write an essay on an aspect of the City of London or of the Guild which may be of interest to members. George Mann is an Apprentice, whose Master is Guildman Brian Welch. Leaving before their time: a study focusing […]